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Rat-eradication mission sets sail

Fri, 2015-01-23 15:41
Eradicating rats from South Georgia to reclaim it for seabirds

Two men, one robot, many questions

Fri, 2015-01-23 15:38
Two men, one robot, many questions in new film Ex Machina

VIDEO: Body clocks and blindness

Fri, 2015-01-23 15:35
Our eyes are key to resetting our body clocks. So what happens to people who can't see anything at all?

Are Staffies a question of class?

Fri, 2015-01-23 15:35
Why are Staffies seen by some as a 'chav dog'?

The sheikh who listened to Nazi radio

Fri, 2015-01-23 15:25
The Gulf ruler who played Nazi broadcasts at full volume

Viewpoint: The hazards of too much stuff

Fri, 2015-01-23 15:19
The hazards of drowning in too much stuff

VIDEO: Winstone giving soldiers a voice

Fri, 2015-01-23 15:15
Former solders take to the stage

Post-traumatic stress 'in 1300BC'

Fri, 2015-01-23 15:09
Evidence of post-traumatic stress disorder can be traced back to 1300BC - much earlier than previously thought - say researchers.

New video aims to boost GP numbers

Fri, 2015-01-23 15:03
A national recruitment video to encourage medical students to choose general practice as a career is launched by the Royal College of GPs.

Last photo of Churchill goes on show

Fri, 2015-01-23 14:57
The last photograph taken of Sir Winston Churchill is among items belonging to his family that have gone on display at his former home, Chartwell.

Everything against us - Van Gaal

Fri, 2015-01-23 14:57
Louis van Gaal says "everything" was against Manchester United after their 0-0 draw with Cambridge United in the FA Cup.

Flag row and Litvinenko murder 'evidence'

Fri, 2015-01-23 14:56
On a mixed day for headlines, two publications lead on a row over the flying of flags at half-mast to mark the death of Saudi Arabia's king. New claims over the Litvinenko case also feature in the news.

Lebanon soldiers die in border clash

Fri, 2015-01-23 14:54
Five Lebanese government soldiers are killed in clashes with militants near the Syrian border, the Lebanese army says.

Man charged over email threat

Fri, 2015-01-23 14:51
Police charge a 33-year-old man in connection with threats made to a primary school in east Belfast.

VIDEO: Celebrating Churchill 50 years on

Fri, 2015-01-23 14:19
Saturday marks the 50th anniversary of the death of Sir Winston Churchill, one of Britain's greatest leaders.

Dimitrov expects 'different' Murray

Fri, 2015-01-23 14:10
Grigor Dimitrov expects a tougher test from Andy Murray at the Australian Open than when he ended his Wimbledon reign.

US court to hear execution case

Fri, 2015-01-23 14:05
The US Supreme Court will hear the case of three death row inmates who say the use of the sedative midazolam in executions is cruel and unusual punishment.

The pitfalls of trying to find a decent savings rate

Fri, 2015-01-23 13:30
Can things get any worse for beleaguered savers?

St Johnstone 1-1 Aberdeen

Fri, 2015-01-23 12:40
Adam Rooney's 25-yard strike salvages a point against St Johnstone as Aberdeen miss a chance to go top above Celtic.

Saxo Bank faces £70m Swiss losses

Fri, 2015-01-23 12:29
Danish currency trading specialist said it could afford to absorb losses if customers failed to meet their obligations